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Statistical Bulletin Crime and Justice Series: Racist Incidents Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2004/05 to 2007/08

DescriptionStatistics on racist incidents recorded by the police in Scotland covering financial years 2004/05 to 2007/08
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 31, 2009


An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

0264 1178
ISBN 978 0 7559 7473 3
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1. Introduction

2. Commentary
2.1 Incidents recorded by the police, by police force area
2.2 Information about the detail of the incidents
2.3 Information about crimes recorded resulting from the incidents
2.4 Information about victims of racist incidents
2.5 Information about perpetrators of racist incidents

3. Notes on statistics used in this bulletin
3.1 Background
3.2 Returns
3.3 Recording Issues
3.4 Reporting Practices
3.5 Crimes and offences cleared up
3.6 Definitions
3.7 Classification
3.8 Scottish Crime Recording Standard
3.9 Census figures for Scottish Population 2001

4. Appendix of Tables

5. Classification of Crimes and Offences as used in this bulletin

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